Category: Alabama’s Weather

Storms Pushing West Over the I-20 Corridor

Storms Pushing West Over the I-20 Corridor

| June 16, 2018 @ 5:23 pm

Storms will be pushing across the I-20 Corridor and into the Birmingham area over the next couple of hours. Be alert for heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds.

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Hot and Humid Afternoon

Hot and Humid Afternoon

| June 16, 2018 @ 12:57 pm

A hot and humid day, with more sun than clouds. Temperatures this afternoon are into the 90s and factor in those dewpoints in the 70s, and it is just downright uncomfortable across Central Alabama.

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Showers/Storms Mainly South Today; Better Rain Chances Tomorrow?

Showers/Storms Mainly South Today; Better Rain Chances Tomorrow?

| June 16, 2018 @ 6:58 am

A fairly typical summertime forecast is in store for Central Alabama for the foreseeable future. Rain chances will jump just a bit on Sunday, which could hold highs in the 80s. But its 90s almost every day otherwise through the forecast period.

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Hot, Muggy Days With Scattered Storms

Hot, Muggy Days With Scattered Storms

| June 15, 2018 @ 3:31 pm

RADAR CHECK: So far today, the most widespread thunderstorm activity is over the southern half of the state, but a few widely scattered storms are forming as far north as I-20 at mid-afternoon. Away from the storms, we have a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s at most places. Scattered storms will end late tonight.

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Clouds To The South, Sun To The North As We Approach Midday

Clouds To The South, Sun To The North As We Approach Midday

| June 15, 2018 @ 10:47 am

AT 10:45 AM It is still so amazing to watch these high-resolution visible satellite images coming from GOES-16. In this animation, you can clearly see the fog lifting out of the valleys in the mountainous regions of northeast Alabama as we get later in the morning. At this time we continue to have a good […]

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Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

Hot, Humid, Scattered Storms

| June 15, 2018 @ 6:02 am

There is a weak upper low over Southeast Alabama, so when scattered showers and storms develop today they will be moving westward around the top of that circulation. The chance of any one spot getting wet today is about one in three, otherwise we expect a mix of sun and clouds with a high at or just over 90 degrees for most communities.

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Classic June Weather To Continue

Classic June Weather To Continue

| June 14, 2018 @ 2:46 pm

SUN, HEAT, HUMIDITY, STORMS: We have your classic case of random, scattered thunderstorms across Alabama this afternoon. As I write this most of the showers were south of I-20… rotating around an MCV (mesoscale convective vortex) over Central Alabama.

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A Few Scattered Showers Out There At Midday: Temperatures Have Flip-Flopped

A Few Scattered Showers Out There At Midday: Temperatures Have Flip-Flopped

| June 14, 2018 @ 12:38 pm

Looking at the latest radar image as of 12:16 PM, much of North and Central Alabama is dry at this point, with the only shower activity showing up mainly in the south-central parts of the area, with a couple more showing up east of those.

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A Mix Of Sun And Storms To Continue

A Mix Of Sun And Storms To Continue

| June 14, 2018 @ 5:59 am

Today will be another warm, very humid day with potential for scattered showers and thunderstorms; most of them will come this afternoon and tonight. The high today will be in the 84-88 degree range for most communities.

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Dense Fog Advisory Issued For Northeast Alabama Until 9:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory Issued For Northeast Alabama Until 9:00 AM

| June 14, 2018 @ 4:00 am

Visibility will be generally a quarter of a mile or less at times. Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility causing hazardous driving conditions.

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Humid Summer Days With Scattered Storms

Humid Summer Days With Scattered Storms

| June 13, 2018 @ 3:39 pm

RADAR CHECK: As you might expect on a June afternoon, some people are getting wet, while others are enjoying a sunny sky. Heavier storms at mid-afternoon were over Clay and Coosa counties, and over parts of Southwest Alabama between Demopolis and Camden. Showers and storms are moving east/southeast, and will slowly fade late tonight. Temperatures are mostly in the 80s.

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Rain & Storms In The North Just After Midday; Steamy In The South

Rain & Storms In The North Just After Midday; Steamy In The South

| June 13, 2018 @ 12:58 pm

Plenty of clouds and rainfall over the northern and northwestern parts of of the area as we make our approach to the 1 o’clock hour. Moderate to heavy rain is falling over those parts of the area, with the rain being more scattered in nature over the northeastern locations.

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Muggy June Days; Scattered Storms

Muggy June Days; Scattered Storms

| June 13, 2018 @ 5:56 am

A moist, unstable airmass will remain over the state through tomorrow, meaning the weather won’t change much. Some sun at times, and the chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. While most of the showers will come during the afternoon and evening hours, a late night or morning shower can’t be ruled out. And, heavier storms will produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and lots of lightning. Afternoon highs will remain in the mid to upper 80s.

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Latest Mesoscale Precipitation Discussion Includes Parts of North Alabama

Latest Mesoscale Precipitation Discussion Includes Parts of North Alabama

| June 12, 2018 @ 7:40 pm

An Mesoscale Convective System is making its way southward across northeastern Arkansas and northwestern Tennessee at the moment, and will eventually work its way into the northern parts of Alabama, including the northwestern counties of Central Alabama during the overnight and pre-dawn hours.

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Storms Approaching The Birmingham Metropolitan Area

Storms Approaching The Birmingham Metropolitan Area

| June 12, 2018 @ 5:49 pm

Radar check at 5:40 PM is showing a batch of thunderstorms moving into and through the western portions of Jefferson County from Tuscaloosa County and are about to move into the Birmingham metropolitan area within the next few minutes.

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